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Serious giants occupy 5 Best Songs this week. You’ve got Kendrick Lamar, the architect of a new album so utterly dizzying and forceful it survived its semi-botched surprise release completely unscathed. Then you’ve got Grimes and Bleachers on the same track, plus an explosive new one from Death Grips, and of course, another song from… More »

I’m sorry, guys, but I think the new Björk video is pretty boring. I was all set to love it, but I don’t love it. It’s not on this list. There were plenty of better videos that came along in the past week, and five of them are below. More »

At Sunday night’s VMAs, MTV awarded its Video Of The Year trophy to Miley Cyrus’ butt-naked tearsploitation Terry Richardson vision “Wrecking Ball,” and Miley brought a homeless model (?) to the stage to accept the award. Immediately afterward, Beyoncé, whose “Drunk In Love” video was nominated and lost, came to the stage to give a… More »

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See Photos, Videos, & Winners List From The 2013 MTV VMAs

If you played our VMAs 2013 Drinking Game, you are very drunk right now. Tonight MTV invaded Brooklyn's Barclays Center for the 30th annual MTV…
Scott Lapatine | August 25, 2013 - 11:22 pm
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Watch Grimes And Kathleen Hanna Discuss Beyoncé, Riot Grrrl, And Feminism On MTV’s VMA All Access

Tonight is the MTV Video Music Awards; surrounding the awards show, MTV has been airing a series of interviews with artists online. One of them…
Liz Pelly | August 25, 2013 - 11:32 am
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Grimes To Co-Host VMA Red Carpet For MTV Style

Last week, Grimes ignited a minor internet shitstorm when she played stuff like Taylor Swift and Mariah Carey during a Boiler Room DJ set. Since…
Tom Breihan | August 21, 2013 - 5:06 pm
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Grimes Denies Trolling Boiler Room

As GQ reports, yesterday, at superstar house producer Richie Hawtin's house in Ibiza, Grimes played a special DJ set for Boiler Room, one that wa…
Tom Breihan | August 15, 2013 - 9:35 am
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Photos: Øyafestivalen 2013

In its 12th year, Øya Festival brought another diverse set of artists to Oslo’s Medieval Park over four days last week. Among the performers were…
Stereogum | August 14, 2013 - 10:45 am
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Way Out West 2013 Day 2: The Knife, Miguel, Giorgio Moroder, & More

Giorgio Moroder dances by stabbing two fingers in the air, like the aging European man that he is. He also plays air-slap-bass. The Italo-disco legend…
Tom Breihan | August 10, 2013 - 8:56 am

Sasquatch! 2013 Sunday: Killer Mike, Grimes, Earl Sweatshirt, & More

If Friday and Saturday felt a little lite in the hip-hop department, Sunday was like an all you can eat buffet. I indulged quite a…
Miles Bowe | May 27, 2013 - 4:49 pm
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Watch Grimes, Frank Ocean, Tanlines At The 2013 Webby Awards

The 17th Annual Webby Awards went down last night at Wall Street's cavernous Cipriani's. Hosted by Patton Oswalt, the ceremony featured a performance by Tanlines,…
Claire Lobenfeld | May 22, 2013 - 11:42 am

Katie & Allison Crutchfield – “Oblivion” (Grimes Cover)

Well, this is pretty dope. Rookie has commissioned a theme song for the month of May, and it's badass both in theory and in execution.
Tom Breihan | May 20, 2013 - 4:03 pm
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Watch Grimes Talk Fashion At The Met’s Punk Gala

Indie Twitter was a-grumble last night as reports and photos from the Met Gala were unveiled. For those who don't know, the Met Gala i…
Claire Lobenfeld | May 7, 2013 - 3:34 pm
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Grimes, Frank Ocean Win Webbys

Frank Ocean and Grimes are both recipients of 2013 Webby Awards. For his use of Tumblr to release music, his candor, and the movements he'…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 30, 2013 - 12:28 pm
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Watch Grimes In Steve Buscemi’s Latest Vampire Weekend Webcast Promo

The narrative behind Steve Buscemi and Vampire Weeknd's partnership for their upcoming American Express UNSTAGED webcast (4/28) becomes more robust with today's promo videos. Before…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 26, 2013 - 2:06 pm
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Coachella 2013 Weekend 2: Sunday’s 5 Best Things

The common refrain about Coachella dictates: "It's not about the music, man, it's about the festival experience." With the dance/sex tents in full swing, doze…
Aaron Lariviere | April 22, 2013 - 2:45 pm
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Coachella 2013 Sunday: Wu-Tang Clan, Grimes, Jessie Ware, & More

SpaceGhostPurrp doesn't really scream Sunday brunch hour entertainment, but he and his crew Raider Klan were one of the acts to kick off Day 3…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 15, 2013 - 10:42 am
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Grimes – “Skin (Four Tet Remix)”

On Tuesday, Four Tet guest-hosted DJ Roska's show on the UK's legendary pirate-turned-Internet radio station Rinse FM. During the set, Four Tet played a track…
Claire Lobenfeld | January 10, 2013 - 6:00 pm
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S.S. Coachella Jamaica Diary & Photos

The S.S. Coachella sailed from Fort Lauderdale, FL to Jamaica and back between 12/19 and 12/23, along the way featuring performances from Pulp, Hot Chip,
Andrew Youssef | December 26, 2012 - 3:15 pm
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Pitchfork’s Top 100 Tracks Of 2012

This morning, Pitchfork finished counting down its favorite songs of the past calendar year. As someone who wrote for Pitchfork for a long-ass time, I…
Tom Breihan | December 18, 2012 - 8:57 am
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I haven't been charting it or anything, but I've been writing these lists for the better part of a year now, and despite a few…
Tom Breihan | August 24, 2012 - 10:45 am
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Grimes – “Genesis” Video

We've already seen the trailer, and now the full self-directed video for Grimes' "Genesis" is here. And it's fucking nuts. There's no real narrative here…
Tom Breihan | August 22, 2012 - 11:30 am
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Watch Grimes’s “Genesis” Video Trailer

Grimes is at the point in her hype-arc where a one-minute trailer for a forthcoming video is a perfectly farmable tract of online content. (That…
Amrit Singh | August 20, 2012 - 2:47 pm
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